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fair territory

noun, Baseball.
1.
the area beginning with and including home plate and extending between and including foul lines into which a batter must bat the ball as a prerequisite for a safe hit.
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  • All outfield light poles that are in fair territory are in play.
  • Each batter should try to make five hits into fair territory.

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